The Princess Bride

by William Goldman

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The characters and their character types There are eight character types in each fairy tale (most of them) namely: 1) The hero. 2) The helper. 3) The villian. 4) The false hero. 5) The donor. 6) The dispatcher. 7) The Princess. 8) The Princess' Father. which characters in The Princess Bride belong to each type and why? Please answer this question thank you!

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Someone can certainly double check me on this, but here is  my best shot off the top of my head.  (Great movie AND book by the way.)

1. Wesley
2. Inigo & Fezzik
3. The 6 fingered man
4.  Prince Humperdinck
5.  The Sicilian (who is evil and could probably be considered a villian but still provides help in the form of Inigo and Fezzik in the end) or Miracle Max (?)
6. The Dread Pirate Roberts
7.  Buttercup
8.  A peasant farmer with little relevance to the story.

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